Somebody Broke into Oliver Gavin’s House and Stole Priceless Racing Memorabilia


[STOLEN] Somebody Broke into Oliver Gavin's House and Stole Priceless Racing Memorabilia

Well this sucks.

Corvette Racing’s all-around good guy Oliver Gavin tweeted on Friday that someone had broken into his house back in England. He reports that his family is okay, just shaken from the experience, but Oliver did say that many personal racing items were stolen.

Oliver also shared photos of several missing items. Taken was one of his distinctive Blue and Orange helmets which Chevrolet bowties that is used in IMSA and the V8 Supercars series as well as a set of six coins given to drivers for starts at the 24 Hours of Le Mans:

Oliver Gavin is a five-time class winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans and he leads all Corvette Racing drivers, past and present, with 47 total wins during his 14 years of driving for the factory team. Chevrolet appreciates what he does as well and they have made him a brand ambassador for Europe.

Hopefully the police can find the person(s) responsible so that Oliver’s memorabilia is returned and that his family can feel safe in their own house while he is away for racing.

Oliver Gavin / Twitter via

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  1. Hopefully, England’s vaunted Scotland Yard can get on the case. In the meantime all racing fans should be on the lookout for these items that the thief(ves) will be trying to fence.

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